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Mobile and landline services suspend in Matta and Kabal

Date: 21st September, 2022 Location: Matta and Kabal Reason: Security Description: After recent militant activity and the ensuing large-scale protests from residents, security checkpoints have been set up at various locations in Matta and Kabal tehsils and mobile and landline services have also been suspended for over two days Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1711202/security-posts-set-up-in-matta-kabal-tehsils
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Mobile services suspended due to Chehlum procession

Location: Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Taxila, Lahore, Peshawar, Jhang, Gujranwala Timing: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Date: 17 September, 2022 Description: Chehlum is a Shiite religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. Due to security concerns and law & order condition, the mobile services were suspended in all major cities of Pakistan Source: Media and locals
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YouTube disrupted on multiple internet service provider

Date: 6th September, 2022 Event: Imran Khan's live streaming Description: Metrics confirm that YouTube is disrupted on multiple internet providers in Pakistan as former Prime Minister Imran Khan live streams Source: https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1567177882023100417
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Cellular and internet services suspend across Balochistan

Heavy rains and floods in Pakistan has resulted in the cellular and internet services outrage across Balochistan. According to news sources, many towers have fell down to floods and fuel supply for generators have been halted too due to the blockage of major roads in the province. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has said we are facing hurdles in sending teams to affected areas. As soon as teams will reach, the internet and cellular services will be resumed. The internet services have been suspended in central and northern parts of Balochistan. After the overnight rain in provincial capital, Quetta, the internet services in the city have been suspended and all telecommunication services in the city have also been suspended, resulting in the total cut-off with the country.
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Internet services disrupted in the country again

Date: 22nd August, 2022 Time: 10:30 pm till morning of 23rd August Location: Almost whole country Reason: Technical fault Description: Northern and central regions of Pakistan recently suffered massive internet outages due to a technical fault in the Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) optic fiber network Source: https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1561778367493439492
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Internet services disrupted in the country

Date: 19th August, 2022 Time: 9:00 am till 2:30 pm Location: Across country Reason: Issue in data networks between South and North Description: As reported by PTCL, issue has been reported in data networks between South and North which is causing internet connectivity issues. Source: https://twitter.com/PTAofficialpk/status/1560484819590586368
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Cellular services suspend due to 10th Muharram procession

Date: 9th August, 2022 Timing: 6 am to 9 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Uch Sharif, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahab, Kasur, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sahiwal, Okara, Mianwali, Quetta, Layyah, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot, Sargodha, Khushab, Peshawar, Wah Cantt, Taxila Event: 10th Muharram procession Description: 10 Muharram referred to as the Day of Ashurah, the day on which Husayn ibn Ali was martyred in the Battle of Karbala.
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Cellular services suspend due to 9th Muharram procession

Date: 8th August, 2022 Timing: 6 am to 9 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Uch Sharif, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahab, Kasur, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sahiwal, Okara, Mianwali, Quetta Event: 9th Muharram procession Description: On the ninth day of Muharram, the troops of Yazid besieged the tents belonging to Imam Hossein's companions. Source: https://notifications.pk/2022/08/06/mobile-jamming-schedule-during-muharram-ul-harram-2022/
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Cellular services suspend due to 8th Muharram procession

Date: 7th August, 2022 Timing: 8 am to 6 pm Cities: Karachi, Gujrat, Attock, Chakwal, Khushab, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Wah Cantt, Taxila Event: 8th Muharram procession Description: The event marks the anniversary when Imam Hussain ibn Ali, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was martyred by forces of Yazid
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Cellular services suspend due to 7th Muharram procession

Date: 6th August, 2022 Timing: 1:00 pm to 2:00 am (7th August) Cities: Attock, Bahawalpur, Chakwal, Quetta, few parts of Rawalpindi, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sialkot Event: 7th Muharram procession Description: The seventh day of Muharram is usually reserved to mourn the martyrdom of the 14 year old Qasim, the son of Imam Hasan, the elder brother of Imam Husain and access to water was banned to Husayn ibn Ali by Yazid's orders Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2022/08/07/no-cellular-service-2000-cops-guard-7th-muharram-processions-in-quetta/ https://notifications.pk/2022/08/06/mobile-jamming-schedule-during-muharram-ul-harram-2022/
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